The New Bedford Whaling Museum's Moby-Dick Marathon is an annual non-stop reading of Herman Melville's literary masterpiece. The multi-day program of entertaining activities and events is presented every January. Admission to the Marathon is free.

Monday, April 25, 2011

Today in History

From The New York Times, on this day in 1902:
WHALE SENDS A BARK TO DAVY JONES'S LOCKER; Thrilling Adventure Told by Men of the Kathleen's Crew. Four Boats Containing Forty Souls Left 1,000 Miles from Land After Encounter with the Cetacean.

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